Communications Senior Associate/ Writer

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


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4340 East West Highway
Suite 912
United States


The Hatcher Group, a communications firm that works on progressive social change, seeks a full-time senior associate to work with our education clients. We are looking for an outstanding writer with strong editing, media and social media skills. This person could work in our Bethesda, Baltimore or Annapolis offices, preferably Bethesda.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and two to five years of strong relevant work experience. Candidates should be comfortable writing about data, policy and other technical content. Candidates should be highly organized, detail oriented and passionate about K-12 education. Candidates must have excellent skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and web research.

The candidate also should be a self-starter and team player with good people skills and a strong work ethic. The candidate should also be able to work on a schedule to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects. The candidate should be a self-directed learner, curious, and have a good sense of humor.

Job Duties

The associate will work with us on several client projects focused on K-12 education. Tasks may include:

  • Writing feature stories and content for web sites
  • Writing op-eds, letters to the editor and blog posts
  • Developing social media content and plans
  • Supporting outreach and tracking results
  • Researching and creating databases and media lists
  • Writing press releases and media advisories
  • Media and advocacy outreach
  • Event planning
  • Website updating
  • Preparation of reports and media briefing packets

About The Hatcher Group

The Hatcher Group is a full-service communications, public affairs and design firm that helps to connect our clients with policymakers, media and the public. We work with major national foundations, research institutions and nonprofit organizations to advance progressive policy change.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to  with the words “Communications Senior Associate” in the subject line.